Richmond’s “Barktoberfest” last weekend at Point Isabel Regional Shoreline offered the area’s canine population the same chance to celebrate.
Barktoberfest’s October 26 costume parade was accompanied by competitions for categories such as the best small, medium, and large dog costumes. This year, about 50 dogs trod along the waterfront and showed off their attire with their tails wagging cheerfully. Some dressed in rainbow costumes while other dogs and owners wore matching superhero attire.Read More
Mudpuppy’s Tub & Scrub/Sit & Stay Cafe has been operating for the past 15 years at the southern border of one of the largest off-leash dog parks in the country, the 23-acre Point Isabel Dog Park in Richmond.Read More
After multiple spills from the city sewer system last Thursday and Saturday, residents began noticing warning signs in the Point Isabel region that the water may be contaminated. East Bay Regional Parks workers put the signs up as a precautionary measure to advise people to avoid any contact with the water. “The amount of discharge…Read More
Last Saturday, eight volunteers turned out at Point Isabel to plant native grasses and trees. Once informally titled the “Guerrilla Work Project,” the effort now has the blessing of the East Bay Regional Park District.Read More
Point Isabel was once a spot for people in San Francisco to host illegal prize fights, a naval shooting range, a dynamite storage facility, and a ceramic dumping ground, and now it is the home of Costco and a preferred location for dog lovers. See the time line for quick look back in time.Read More
Check out the highlights of the San Francisco Bay Trail along the Richmond shoreline, including a new railroad museum and a car graveyard. Our interactive map features tips on getting the most from the trail, whether you walk, run, bike or blade. Twenty-six miles of the trail lie in Richmond – more than in any other city.Read More